Tag Archive: Days


Facebook now lets you snooze annoying posts from your friends for 30 days

Also works with Pages and groups.

Facebook is one of the best ways for staying in touch with friends and family members, but as anyone who jumps on the service from time to time knows, there are always those people that don’t know when to stop posting. Whether they’re re-sharing countless videos or refuse to keep quiet during an election season, Facebook’s got your back with a new snooze option.

If there’s a friend, group, or Page  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets 650k pre-orders in 5 days according to official numbers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has defied common sense to break pre-order records despite the battery fires and global recall fiasco of last year’s Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has now released figures on how well the device is really doing.

In five days, the Note 8 got 650,000 pre-orders across 40 countries, beating the Note 7 by two and a half times in the same time period. This is a very impressive number even for Samsung, meaning that the previous recall didn’t seem to damage  [Read More…]

This $39 30000mAh portable charger will keep your smartphone powered up for days

The Thrifter team has another deal — this time on a gigantic battery charger down to a great low price!

The Aukey USB-C 30000mAh portable charger is down to $ 38.99 with code AUPOWER8. This charger has predominantly sold for around $ 50 since its release earlier this year. Aukey releases a lot of coupon codes, which can be hard to track, but there have not been a lot of direct price drops on this charger ever before.

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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is ready to ship in seven days

The Essential Phone is finally ready to go out to customers.

Andy Rubin’s smartphone startup Essential announced last week that it secured $ 300 million in funding from the likes of Amazon and Tencent Holdings. The company also said that it would reveal the release date for the device, and Essential is now sending out emails to customers that have registered interest in the device, stating that their unit will ship in seven days:

Great news,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s JUMP! On Demand now lets you upgrade your phone once every 30 days

JUMP! On Demand is ideal for those looking to switch devices every few months.

T-Mobile launched JUMP! On Demand back in 2015, offering customers an easier way to upgrade their phones — up to three times in a year. The carrier is now making a change to the plan that lets customers upgrade their phones once every 30 days.

With JUMP! On Demand, you’ll need to enter into an 18-month lease agreement, after which you can  [Read More…]

Gear Up: mophie’s latest keep your flagship phones charged for days on end

It’s officially summer which means that the days are longer now than any other time in the year. Moreover, they’re warmer, too. In some places the days are much, much warmer (Sorry, Arizona!). If you’re at all like us, these long, warm days equate to more time outside and using our phones. Yes, we’re all […]

Sony kicks off 9 Days of Play with deals on the Gold PS4, DualShock 4 controllers, and more

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with great deals from Sony on the PlayStation 4 and accessories!

June 9 marks the beginning of the PlayStation 4 “9 Days of Play,” a celebration of all things PlayStation that coincides with the start of E3 and, of course, summer. Sony plans to release a whole bunch of deals on hardware and games as the campaign stretches forward, but the blog does list a few specific deals.  [Read More…]

Our first Galaxy S8 smashed after just five days: How to avoid the same fate

It’s pretty much the worst nightmare of any new phone owner. Just days after you’ve picked up your shiny new, expensive, state-of-the-art handset, it slides/slips/drops/pinwheels/fumbles its way out of your hands, out of your pocket, off some surface and onto the floor. You look on, dismayed, distraught, in disbelief — grief and terror gripping you as you see the telltale spider-leg pattern in the glass.

RIP in peace new phone.

That’s what happened to Windows Central contributor Matt Brown  [Read More…]

Only three days left to snag gift bag with purchase of Ulefone Power 2

There are only a few days left to go before until Ulefone’s latest unlocked phone, the Power 2, goes on sale. Along those lines, this means there’s only a couple of of days left to take advantage of the pre-sale gift bag. Worth $ 40, the bundle includes a tempered glass screen protector, protective case, and […]

All Nest Cams have a dangerous bug, but it will be fixed ‘in the coming days’

Nest Cams are incredibly convenient, but having a permanent connection to the Internet can also be a security risk.

Nest, the Alphabet company that scooped up to take over its smart home ambitions, has a problem. Its Nest Cam line, which includes the (admittedly excellent) Outdoor model, has a dangerous bug that allows a would-be thief or hacker (or hacker thief) to send a signal over Bluetooth to force the camera into a reboot, disabling the unit for up  [Read More…]